Emily Tippins holds an MSc in Health: Science, Technology and Policy as well as a BA in Psychology with a Concentration in Health and Well-Being and a minor in Neuroscience and Mental Health from Carleton University. Her research has broadly focused on how individual and social identities (such as religious and political ideologies) impact our health behaviours, such as addiction and vaccine intentions. She currently works as a Research Coordinator at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. Emily has experience working in the mental health and health equity fields in the federal government as well as the not-for-profit sector. Emily is passionate about the social determinants of health and mental health in a public health setting, as well as promoting equity within the Canadian healthcare system.